About the RSNO

RSNO Biography & History

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is one of Europe's leading orchestras with a rich history stretching back over 125 years. It is one of Scotland's leading cultural institutions, and an orchestra with a variety of work that is almost unparalleled amongst its British peers.

Read our current biography, and explore our history by clicking on the buttons below.

RSNO Artistic Team

Meet the RSNO's Artistic Team, led by Music Director Thomas Søndergård.

RSNO Musicians

Discover more about the musicians that make up Scotland's National Orchestra.

RSNO Choruses

The RSNO has three choruses. The RSNO Chorus can trace its history back 175 years, and is one of the most successful choruses in the UK. The RSNO Junior Chorus is one of the leading children and youth choirs in the UK. The recently formed RSNO Chorus Academy encourages singers who would like to build their confidence in all aspects of singing.

Find out about our three choruses, and explore the history of the RSNO Chorus by clicking on the buttons below.

RSNO Staff & Board

Behind the scenes at the RSNO Centre, the RSNO's administrative staff and Board of Directors ensure the smooth running of the organisation.

Click on the buttons below to view RSNO staff profiles (including contact details) and also find out who sits on our Board of Directors.

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